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Aliases for NLGN3 Gene

Aliases for NLGN3 Gene

  • Neuroligin 3 2 3 5
  • Gliotactin Homolog 3 4
  • Neuroligin-3 3
  • KIAA1480 4
  • HNL3 3
  • NL3 4

External Ids for NLGN3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NLGN3 Gene

  • GC0XP066538
  • GC0XP067842
  • GC0XP068597
  • GC0XP069231
  • GC0XP070147
  • GC0XP070281
  • GC0XP070364
  • GC0XP064183

Summaries for NLGN3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NLGN3 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of a family of neuronal cell surface proteins. Members of this family may act as splice site-specific ligands for beta-neurexins and may be involved in the formation and remodeling of central nervous system synapses. Mutations in this gene may be associated with autism and Asperger syndrome. Multiple transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]

GeneCards Summary for NLGN3 Gene

NLGN3 (Neuroligin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NLGN3 include Autism Susceptibility, X-Linked 1 and Asperger Syndrome Susceptibility, X-Linked 1. Among its related pathways are Protein-protein interactions at synapses and Transmission across Chemical Synapses. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and cell adhesion molecule binding. An important paralog of this gene is NLGN4X.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NLGN3 Gene

  • Cell surface protein involved in cell-cell-interactions via its interactions with neurexin family members. Plays a role in synapse function and synaptic signal transmission, and may mediate its effects by clustering other synaptic proteins. May promote the initial formation of synapses, but is not essential for this. May also play a role in glia-glia or glia-neuron interactions in the developing peripheral nervous system (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for NLGN3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NLGN3 Gene

Genomics for NLGN3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NLGN3 Gene

Enhancers for NLGN3 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH0XF071145 1 ENCODE 0.8 +1.6 1587 1.4 HDGF ARNT ZNF493 GLIS2 KLF7 MCM3 SP3 TSHZ1 ZNF488 SMARCA4 ENSG00000229601 LOC100420758 P2RY4 OGT ZMYM3 NLGN3 ENSG00000228427
GH0XF071180 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 0.3 +37.8 37818 3.9 PKNOX1 ZFP64 SIN3A ARID4B FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 FOS SP3 NFYC LOC100420758 OGT P2RY4 ENSG00000229601 RGAG4 RPS23P8 LOC392489 SNX12 IL2RG GJB1
GH0XF071144 0.4 ENCODE 0.8 +0.1 53 0.1 ZBTB26 NLGN3 ENSG00000228427
GH0XF071179 1 Ensembl ENCODE 0.3 +34.4 34378 0.4 ELF3 SOX13 CTCF ESRRA CEBPG RAD21 RARA ZBTB48 ZNF143 SMC3 ENSG00000228427 NLGN3
GH0XF071170 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 0.3 +26.6 26578 1.6 SCRT1 ZNF146 PKNOX1 ESRRA SCRT2 IKZF1 NR2F6 NFE2 CREM ZFX ENSG00000228427 NLGN3
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around NLGN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NLGN3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001917606 877 1801 HDGF ARNT ZNF493 GLIS2 KLF7 MCM3 SP3 TSHZ1 ZNF488 SMARCA4

Genomic Location for NLGN3 Gene

Chromosome:
X
Start:
71,144,823 bp from pter
End:
71,175,307 bp from pter
Size:
30,485 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for NLGN3 Gene

Genes around NLGN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NLGN3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NLGN3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NLGN3 Gene

Proteins for NLGN3 Gene

  • Protein details for NLGN3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q9NZ94-NLGN3_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Neuroligin-3
    Protein Accession:
    Q9NZ94
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RBK1
    • D2X2H6
    • D3DVV0
    • D3DVV1
    • Q86V51
    • Q8NCD0
    • Q9NZ95
    • Q9NZ96
    • Q9NZ97
    • Q9P248

    Protein attributes for NLGN3 Gene

    Size:
    848 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    93895 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with NRXN1, NRXN2 and NRXN3. Interacts (via its C-terminus) with DLG4/PSD-95 (via PDZ domain 3) (By similarity). Homodimer, and heterodimer with NLGN1 and NLGN2 (By similarity).
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAF71231.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contaminating sequence. Potential poly-A sequence.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA96004.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAC11226.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for NLGN3 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for NLGN3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NLGN3 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 98 and Asn 545
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for NLGN3 (Neuroligin 3/NLGN3)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NLGN3 Gene

Domains & Families for NLGN3 Gene

Protein Domains for NLGN3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NLGN3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q9NZ94

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

NLGN3_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the type-B carboxylesterase/lipase family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the type-B carboxylesterase/lipase family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with NLGN3: view

No data available for Gene Families for NLGN3 Gene

Function for NLGN3 Gene

Molecular function for NLGN3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Cell surface protein involved in cell-cell-interactions via its interactions with neurexin family members. Plays a role in synapse function and synaptic signal transmission, and may mediate its effects by clustering other synaptic proteins. May promote the initial formation of synapses, but is not essential for this. May also play a role in glia-glia or glia-neuron interactions in the developing peripheral nervous system (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NLGN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004872 receptor activity ISS,IBA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 17292328
GO:0042043 neurexin family protein binding ISS 15152050
GO:0050839 cell adhesion molecule binding ISS 15152050
GO:0052689 carboxylic ester hydrolase activity IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NLGN3: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with NLGN3: view

Animal Models for NLGN3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NLGN3:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for NLGN3

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NLGN3 Gene

Localization for NLGN3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NLGN3 Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, synapse. Note=Detected at both glutamatergic and GABAergic synapses. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NLGN3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NLGN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 NOT extracellular space IBA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0009986 cell surface IDA 15150161
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NLGN3: view

Pathways & Interactions for NLGN3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with NLGN3: view

Pathways by source for NLGN3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NLGN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002087 regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange by neurological system process ISS --
GO:0006898 receptor-mediated endocytosis ISS --
GO:0007155 cell adhesion IEA --
GO:0007158 neuron cell-cell adhesion ISS,IBA --
GO:0007416 synapse assembly ISS,IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NLGN3: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NLGN3 Gene

Transcripts for NLGN3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NLGN3 Gene

Neuroligin 3:
Representative Sequences:

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NLGN3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - -
SP4: - - - -
SP5:

Relevant External Links for NLGN3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
NLGN3
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
NLGN3

Expression for NLGN3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NLGN3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NLGN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Amygdala (x4.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NLGN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (37.8), Brain (9.2), and Spinal cord (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NLGN3 Gene



Protein tissue co-expression partners for NLGN3 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NLGN3 Gene:

NLGN3

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NLGN3 Gene:

Hs.438877

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NLGN3 Gene:

Q9NZ94-NLGN3_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in the blood vessel walls (at protein level). Detected in throughout the brain and in spinal cord. Detected in brain, and at lower levels in pancreas islet beta cells.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NLGN3: view

Primer Products

Orthologs for NLGN3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NLGN3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NLGN3 34 35
  • 99.88 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NLGN3 35
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NLGN3 34 35
  • 94.27 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NLGN3 34 35
  • 94.06 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nlgn3 34 16 35
  • 93.29 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nlgn3 34
  • 92.85 (n)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NLGN3 34 35
  • 82.19 (n)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NLGN3 35
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nlgn3 34
  • 74.86 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.8772 34
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nlgn3a 34 35
  • 74.59 (n)
nlgn3b 35
  • 71 (a)
OneToMany
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP003115 34
  • 51.45 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG34139 34
  • 50.92 (n)
CG5030 36
  • 41 (a)
neuroligin 36
  • 33 (a)
CG6018 36
  • 31 (a)
Gli 36
  • 31 (a)
alpha-Est1 36
  • 29 (a)
CG3841 36
  • 29 (a)
alpha-Est4 36
  • 28 (a)
CG10175 36
  • 28 (a)
CG10339 36
  • 28 (a)
CG6414 36
  • 28 (a)
CG9289 36
  • 28 (a)
alpha-Est2 36
  • 27 (a)
alpha-Est7 36
  • 27 (a)
CG8424 36
  • 27 (a)
Jhe 36
  • 27 (a)
CG7529 36
  • 26 (a)
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F07C4.12 36
  • 30 (a)
C52A10.1 36
  • 29 (a)
F13H6.3 36
  • 29 (a)
K11G9.2 36
  • 29 (a)
K11G9.3 36
  • 29 (a)
T28C12.4a 36
  • 29 (a)
T28C12.4b 36
  • 29 (a)
B0238.7 36
  • 28 (a)
F15A8.6 36
  • 28 (a)
K11G9.1 36
  • 28 (a)
ges-1 36
  • 27 (a)
Y71H2AM.13 36
  • 27 (a)
F55D10.3 36
  • 26 (a)
Species where no ortholog for NLGN3 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for NLGN3 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for NLGN3 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for NLGN3 (if available)

Paralogs for NLGN3 Gene

Paralogs for NLGN3 Gene

(16) SIMAP similar genes for NLGN3 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with NLGN3: view

Variants for NLGN3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NLGN3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_015668 Asperger syndrome, X-linked, 1 (ASPGX1) [MIM:300494]
VAR_015668 Autism, X-linked 1 (AUTSX1) [MIM:300425]
rs878853147 Likely pathogenic 71,169,399(+) ATTAC(C/T)GGGCC intron-variant, reference, missense
rs143055854 Likely benign 71,169,584(+) GCCTA(C/T)AGCAA intron-variant, reference, synonymous-codon
rs143817848 Uncertain significance 71,148,031(+) TGGTC(A/G)GGCAT intron-variant, reference, synonymous-codon

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NLGN3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv33082 CNV loss 17666407
esv27208 CNV gain 19812545
esv1584074 OTHER inversion 17803354

Variation tolerance for NLGN3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 3.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.04; 21.35% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NLGN3 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
NLGN3
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
NLGN3

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NLGN3 Gene

Disorders for NLGN3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for NLGN3 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
autism susceptibility, x-linked 1
  • autism, x-linked 1
asperger syndrome susceptibility, x-linked 1
  • asperger syndrome, x-linked, 1
autism spectrum disorder
  • pervasive development disorder
asperger syndrome
  • asperger disorder
pervasive developmental disorder
  • pervasive development disorder
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search NLGN3 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

NLGN3_HUMAN
  • Asperger syndrome, X-linked, 1 (ASPGX1) [MIM:300494]: A syndrome with features similar to autism. Affected individuals exhibit qualitative impairment in social interaction, as manifest by impairment in the use of non-verbal behaviors such as eye-to-eye gaze, facial expression, body postures, and gestures, failure to develop appropriate peer relationships, and lack of social sharing or reciprocity. Patients also exhibit restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior, interests, and activities, including abnormal preoccupation with certain activities and inflexible adherence to routines or rituals. Asperger syndrome is primarily distinguished from autism by the higher cognitive abilities and a more normal and timely development of language and communicative phrases. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12669065}. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Autism, X-linked 1 (AUTSX1) [MIM:300425]: A complex multifactorial, pervasive developmental disorder characterized by impairments in reciprocal social interaction and communication, restricted and stereotyped patterns of interests and activities, and the presence of developmental abnormalities by 3 years of age. Most individuals with autism also manifest moderate mental retardation. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12669065}. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for NLGN3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
NLGN3
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
NLGN3
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
NLGN3
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NLGN3: view

No data available for Genatlas for NLGN3 Gene

Publications for NLGN3 Gene

  1. A substitution involving the NLGN4 gene associated with autistic behavior in the Greek population. (PMID: 19645625) Pampanos A. … Kitsiou-Tzeli S. (Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 2009) 3 22 46 64
  2. Analysis of the neuroligin 4Y gene in patients with autism. (PMID: 18628683) Yan J. … Sommer S.S. (Psychiatr. Genet. 2008) 3 22 46 64
  3. NLGN3/NLGN4 gene mutations are not responsible for autism in the Quebec population. (PMID: 15389766) Gauthier J. … Rouleau G.A. (Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 2005) 3 22 46 64
  4. Mutation screening of X-chromosomal neuroligin genes: no mutations in 196 autism probands. (PMID: 15274046) Vincent J.B. … Scherer S.W. (Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 2004) 3 22 46 64
  5. The structure and expression of the human neuroligin-3 gene. (PMID: 10767552) Philibert R.A. … Ginns E.I. (Gene 2000) 2 3 4 64

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